South Africa Women will take on West Indies in the four-match ODI series which will commence from Friday. South Africa Women have been hit with injuries with Dane van Niekerk will miss cricket for minimum of 3 months. Lizelle Lee is still recovering from COVID-19 and has not been named in the squad for this series. All responsibilities are on the shoulders of Sune Luus. They had won the series against West Indies Women 4-1 when they toured in September last year.
West Indies, on the other hand, are ranked 7th in the ICC Women’s ODI rankings. They had beaten Pakistan 3-0 in their last ODI series. They have named a strong side for this tour with Stafanie Taylor to lead and Anisa Mohammad will be her deputy.
South Africa Women vs West Indies Women, 1st ODI
Venue: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Date & Time: January 28th at 5:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM Local Time
Historically the surface here at Wanderers assisted the seamers for the maximum extent having said the batters have also performed well. Since it’s a day and night game, batting first is a good option.
Probable Playing XIs SA-W vs WI-W:
South Africa Women
Laura Wolvaardt, Tazmin Brits, Lara Goodall, Mignon du Preez, Sune Luus (c), Chloe Tryon, Marizanne Kapp, Sinalo Jafta / Trisha Chetty (wk), Shabnim Ismail, Masabata Klaas, Nonkululeko Mlaba / Ayabonga Khaka
West Indies Women
Deandra Dottin, Rashada Williams, Chedean Nation, Stafanie Taylor (c), Hayley Matthews, Kycia Knight (wk), Chinelle Henry, Aaliyah Alleyne, Anisa Mohammad, Shamilia Connell, Shakera Selman